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Fort Myer Historic District

Arlington, Virginia
County of Arlington.
Arlington Boulevard (U.S. 50)
National Register Number: 72001380
Resource type: District.
Property type: Defense - military facility.
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Active Fort..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 28, 1972):
Dating from the turn of the century, Fort Myer was the site of the earliest experiments in military aviation conducted by the Wright Brothers in 1908. Since 1909 Quarters 1 (1899) on "Generals Row" has been the home of the Chiefs of Staff of the U.S. Army.


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